վայրագ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վայրագ (vayrag); see it for more.

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վայրագ (vayrag)

  1. ferocious, fierce, wild, savage, inhuman, cruel, barbaric

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From վայր (vayr, uninhabited place) +‎ ագանիմ (aganim, spend the night). The formation corresponds to Ancient Greek ἀγροῖκος (agroîkos).

Adjective[edit]

վայրագ (vayrag

  1. living in wild uninhabited places
  2. (by extension) ferocious, fierce, wild, savage, inhuman, cruel

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References[edit]

  • վայրագ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • վայրագ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • վայրագ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University